unused

  • 1 Unused — Un*used , a. 1. Not used; as, an unused book; an unused apartment. [1913 Webster] 2. Not habituated; unaccustomed. [1913 Webster] Unused to bend, impatient of control. Thomson. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 unused — ► ADJECTIVE 1) not used. 2) (unused to) not accustomed to …

    English terms dictionary

  • 3 unused — index defunct, expendable, idle, inexperienced, novel, unemployed, vacant Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 unused — c.1300, unaccustomed, from UN (Cf. un ) (1) not + pp. of USE (Cf. use) (v.). Meaning not employed is recorded from late 14c …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 unused — [un yo͞ozd′] adj. 1. not used; not in use 2. that has never been used 3. unaccustomed (to) …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 unused — un|used1 [ˌʌnˈju:zd] adj not being used, or never used ▪ unused land unused 2 un|used2 [ˌʌnˈju:st] adj unused to (doing) sth not experienced in dealing with something ▪ a sensitive man unused to publicity ▪ Maggie was unused to being told what to …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 7 unused — (Pronounced [[t]ʌ̱nju͟ːzd[/t]] for meaning 1, and [[t]ʌ̱nju͟ːst[/t]] for meaning 2.) 1) ADJ: ADJ n, ADJ after v, v link ADJ Something that is unused has not been used or is not being used at the moment. ...unused containers of food and drink...… …

    English dictionary

  • 8 unused — 1 adjective not being used, or never used: unused office blocks 2 adjective unused to not experienced in dealing with something: a sensitive man unused to publicity | unused to doing sth: Maggie was unused to being told what to do …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 9 unused — adjective Date: 14th century 1. not habituated ; unaccustomed < unused to crowds > 2. not used: as a. fresh, new < set an unused canvas on the easel > b. not put to use ; idle …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 10 unused — adj. VERBS ▪ appear, be, go, lie, look, remain, sit, stand ▪ The church has lain empty and unused since 1994 …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 11 unused — un|used1 [ ʌn juzd ] adjective not used, either now or ever before: You can get a refund on any unused travelers checks. unused un|used 2 [ ʌn just ] adjective be unused to (doing) something to not have much experience of something and not be… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 12 unused — /un yoohzd / for 1, 2; /un yoohst / for 3, adj. 1. not used; not put to use: an unused room. 2. never having been used: an unused postage stamp. 3. not accustomed: unused to cold winters. [1250 1300; ME; see UN 1, USED] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 13 unused to — adj. VERBS ▪ appear, be, seem ▪ become, grow ▪ He had grown unused to this sort of attention. ADVERB ▪ …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 14 unused — I UK [ʌnˈjuːzd] / US [ʌnˈjuzd] adjective not used, either now or ever before You can get a refund on any unused travellers cheques. II UK [ʌnˈjuːst] / US [ʌnˈjust] adjective be unused to (doing) something to not have much experience of something… …

    English dictionary

  • 15 unused — adjective /ʌnˈjuːzd,ʌnˈjuːst,ʌnˈjuzd,ʌnˈjust/ a) not used I have two unused vouchers for a free meal. b) not accustomed I am unused to the dark nights of the countryside …

    Wiktionary

  • 16 unused — adj. unaccustomed (cannot stand alone) unused to (they are unused to hard work) …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 17 unused — [ʌnˈjuːzd] adj I not used II adj unused [ʌnˈjuːst] be unused to (doing) sth to not have much experience of something[/ex] …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 18 unused — un•used [[t]ʌnˈyuzd[/t]] for 1,2; [[t]ʌnˈyust[/t]] for 3 adj. 1) not used; not put to use: an unused room[/ex] 2) never having been used 3) not accustomed: unused to cold winters[/ex] • Etymology: 1250–1300 …

    From formal English to slang

  • 19 unused — Synonyms and related words: a stranger to, abandoned, as a bonus, callow, derelict, dewy, disaccustomed, disused, ever new, evergreen, extra, firsthand, fledgling, for lagniappe, fresh, given up, green, held back, held in reserve, held out, idle …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 20 unused to — Synonyms and related words: a novice at, a stranger to, callow, disaccustomed, fresh, green, green as grass, ignorant, immature, inexperienced, new to, raw, rusty, unaccustomed, unaccustomed to, unacquainted with, unconversant, unconversant with …

    Moby Thesaurus